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Sofia Carson
Sofa Carson RDMA 2016
Information
Full Name

Sofia Dacarret Char (Carson)

Nickname(s)

Sofie

Gender

Female

Eye Color

Brown

Hair Color

Brown

Occupation

Singer and actress

Sofia Carson is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She is best known for portraying Evie in the DCOM Descendants and Lola in the 2016 DCOM remake of Adventures in Babysitting, along side Sabrina Carpenter. She had a two episode role in MTV's Faking It in 2014.

She portrayed Chelsea on Austin & Ally.


Life and Career

Sofia Carson is a 24 year old singer-songwriter, dancer and actress, probably best known for portraying Evie in the Disney Channel Original Movie Decendants, and also guest starring on Disney Channel's hit series, Austin & Ally as Chelsea in the single episode called Princesses & Prizes and soon to star in a DCOM called Adventures in Babysitting with Sabrina Carpente

Carson was born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to José F. Daccarett and Laura Char Carson who had moved there from Colombia.Through her mother, Carson is related to the Char family of Colombian politicians.

At the age of three, Carson started her dance training.For seventeen years, she trained in ballet, pointe, jazz, musical theatre dance, hip hop, flamenco, modern, contemporary and tap. In 2001, Carson starred in her first musical production as Dorothy from the “Wizard of Oz” at the Riviera Theatre in Miami. One year later, she was accepted into the University of Miami’s Musical Theatre Summer Intensive, where she trained in dance and vocal performance, and performed in multiple musicals throughout the summer.She has competed in multiple renowned National Dance Competitions, such as Star Power, Onstage, and Hall of Fame, where she won top performance awards (for dance, vocal performance, musical theatre, and acting) such as First Place Award (for group and solo performance), Critics Choice Award, Triple Threat Award, and Broadway Diva Award, to name a few.In 2006, Carson started classical vocal training.She attended St. Hugh School and graduated from Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart in Miami.More recently Carson has attended UCLA where she is majoring in communications with a minor in French. In 2012, Carson was signed with BMI to release her musical career, but it never happened. Her acting career was launched in 2014 when she was cast as guest star, playing Chelsea, on the Disney Channel series Austin & Ally. A few months later, Carson was cast as recurring guest star, playing Soleil, on MTV's series Faking It. In 2014, she was cast in a starring role in the Disney Channel Original Movie Descendants, directed by Kenny Ortega, who previously directed the High School Musical movie series. In Descendants, Carson plays Evie, the daughter of the Evil Queen (from Snow White), played by comedian Kathy Najimy.She stars alongside Kristin Chenoweth as Maleficent,Cameron Boyce as Carlos, Booboo Stewart as Jay, and Dove Cameron as Mal.

On January 9, 2015, Carson was cast in the co-lead role in the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie Further Adventures in Babysitting starring alongside Sabrina Carpenter. Filming began in spring 2015, for an early 2016 television premiere. In March 2016, the Hollywood Reporter announced that Carson landed the leading role in the latest installment of the A Cinderella Story series, A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits, directed by Michelle Johnston and produced by Dylan Sellers, which will air on Freeform.In an August 2015 interview Carson stated she was working on her first album. In sometime around September 1, 2015, Carson was added on the list of Hollywood Records artists. Previously, some of Disney Channel Europe websites reported the incorporation of Sofia to the label. In March 2016, Hollywood Records and Republic Records officially announced that Sofia had signed a joint worldwide record deal with both companies. Her first single is "Love is the Name", an interpolation of Opus's "Live is Live" and was released on April 8. She performed at the RDMA 2016 along with Laura Marano and Sabrina Carpenter.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role
2015 Descendants Evie
2016 Adventures in Babysitting Lola
2016 Tini: El gran cambio de Violetta Melanie
2017 A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits Tessa Golden
2017 Descendants 2 Evie

Television

Year Title Role
2014 Austin & Ally Chelsea
2014 Faking It Soleil
2015 Descendants: Wicked World Evie
2016 Pijama Party' Herself
2016 Soy Luna Herself


References


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